Education News Roundup: Aug. 24, 2017

The U’s Utah Education Policy Center will survey Utah teachers to find out why they’re leaving the profession. Gov. Herbert announces a new IT education pathway. Appeal hearing for Kairos Academy pushed back to Sept. 5. What effect do schools’ start dates have on local economies? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 14, 2017

Utah Education Policy Center at the University of Utah finds teacher turnover in Utah really is high. Utah State Board of Education keeps the Utah High School Activities Association rule in its amended form. Latino advocates in Ogden seek action on the immigration issue from the Ogden School District. Secretary DeVos speaks with urban district superintendents. President Trump will be in Nashville tomorrow to tout school choice. And in case you hadn’t noticed, it’s Pi Day today. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Study: More than Half of New Utah Teachers Quit Within Seven Years

Fifty-six percent of Utah teachers who began in the teaching profession in 2007-08 were no longer classroom teachers in Utah by 2014-15, according to a study released today by the Utah Education Policy Center (UPEC) in collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education. . . . → Read More